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Walden University

School of Public Policy and Administration

Minneapolis, MN

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Walden University

Overview

Walden University / School of Public Policy and Administration is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Global leadership
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Nonprofit management and leadership
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Emergency management
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Criminal justice
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Terrorism, mediation, and peace
(Graduate Certificate) Homeland security
(Graduate Certificate) Strategic planning and public policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Homeland security and policy coordination
Master of Public Administration (MPA) International nongovernmental organizations
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Criminal justice
(Graduate Certificate) Criminal justice
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Policy analysis
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Terrorism, mediation, and peace
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Local government management for sustainable communities
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Law and public policy
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Emergency management
(Post-Master's Certificate) Online teaching in higher education
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Health policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Law and public policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) General program
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice leadership and executive management Law and public policy
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice leadership and executive management Policy analysis
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice leadership and executive management Terrorism, mediation, and peace
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice leadership and executive management Emergency management
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice leadership and executive management Homeland security and policy coordination
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice leadership and executive management Public management and leadership
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice leadership and executive management Self-designed
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice leadership and executive management General program
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice Law and public policy
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice Policy analysis
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice Global leadership
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice Emergency management
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice Terrorism, mediation, and peace
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice Homeland security and policy coordination
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice Self-designed
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice Public management and leadership
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice General program
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Public management and leadership
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Global leadership
(Graduate Certificate) Nonprofit management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Nonprofit management and leadership
Master of Public Policy (MPP) International nongovernmental organizations
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Homeland security and policy coordination
Master of Public Policy (MPP) General program
(Graduate Certificate) Public management and leadership
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public management and leadership
Master of Science (MS) Nonprofit management and leadership International nongovernmental organization
Master of Science (MS) Nonprofit management and leadership Global leadership
Master of Science (MS) Nonprofit management and leadership Self designed
Master of Science (MS) Nonprofit management and leadership Local government for sustainable communities
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Global leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Terrorism, mediation, and peace
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Emergency management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Homeland security and policy coordination
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Public management and leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Local government management for sustainable communities
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Health policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Law and public policy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Nonprofit management and leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration International nongovernmental organizations
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Criminal justice
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public policy and administration Policy analysis
(Graduate Certificate) Public policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Local government management for sustainable communities
Master of Science (MS) Emergency management Public management and leadership
Master of Science (MS) Emergency management General program
Master of Science (MS) Emergency management Homeland security
Master of Science (MS) Emergency management Criminal justice
Master of Science (MS) Emergency management Terrorism and emergency management
Master of Science (MS) Criminal justice and executive management Global leadership
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Health policy
(Graduate Certificate) Government management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 298
Doctoral Degrees 79
Other Advanced Degrees 32

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

637
Applied
637
Accepted
478
Enrolled
100%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree or higher; minimum GPA of 2.5; official transcripts; goal statement (for some programs); access to computer and Internet
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree or higher; three years of related professional or academic experience (preferred); minimum GPA of 3.0; goal statement and current resume (for select programs); official transcripts; access to computer and Internet
Additional Entrance Requirements Relevant work experience; access to computer and Internet

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

2,813
Total Graduate Students
63%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
36%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.62%
Black or African American 48.88%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.64%
Asian 1.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.36%
Two or more races 2.31%
Unknown 14.75%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

114
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 107
Male (66)
Female (48)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Washington South, Suite 900
Minneapolis, MN  55401
United States
Contact Dr. Shana Garrett
Dean
Phone: 866-492-5336